Definition of Prefrontal lobe

1. Noun. The anterior part of the frontal lobe.

Exact synonyms: Prefrontal Cortex
Group relationships: Cerebral Cortex, Cerebral Mantle, Cortex, Pallium
Generic synonyms: Lobe



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Literary usage of Prefrontal lobe

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"If the prefrontal lobe is the seat of the higher psychic action, the suggestion naturally occurs whether it can be subdivided into sub-areas or centres. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1905)
"If the prefrontal lobe is the seat of the higher psychic action, the suggestion naturally occurs whether it can be subdivided into ..."

3. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1907)
"He bases his opinion on 57 cases he has studied, and he is very positive that the left prefrontal lobe alone is the seat of the intellectual faculties. ..."

4. Mind and Its Disorders: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by William Henry Butter Stoddart (1908)
"From the study of prefrontal tumours it has been found that the ideomotor centres, where movement-ideas arise, are situated in the left prefrontal lobe. ..."

5. Handbook of the Diseases of the Nervous System by James Ross (1885)
"... the lesion is most probably situated either in the cortex or the white substance of the prefrontal lobe. In cases of unilateral convulsions which begin ..."

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